McBrides’ Camp

Experience the untouched allure of McBrides’ Camp, nestled in Kafue National Park’s pristine wilderness. Surrounded by three crystalline cold springs, it’s a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Witness elephants, puku, impalas, Hartebeest, Sable and more drawn to the perennial waters. Predators like lions, leopards, and cheetahs roam freely, offering thrilling sightings. Authentic accommodations blend seamlessly with nature, providing a genuine safari experience.

McBrides’ Camp

Nestled within the expansive wilderness of Kafue National Park, McBrides’ Camp stands as a testament to the allure of unspoiled natural beauty. Comprising a humble Boma and seven thatched chalets, its simplistic charm is a nod to traditional African bush camps. Each chalet offers an en-suite bathroom without a roof, providing guests with the extraordinary experience of showering under the open sky while relishing panoramic views of either the meandering Kafue River or the vast dambo.

Strategically positioned adjacent to the Kafue River and the gentle Mushingashi stream, the main communal area of McBrides’ Camp offers an idyllic setting for shared moments and communal gatherings. Here, amidst the soothing sounds of flowing water and rustling leaves, guests congregate around crackling campfires to share tales of adventure, indulge in delectable cuisine, and unwind with a glass of fine wine. Evenings are a symphony of starlight and camaraderie, under the expansive African sky, forming lasting bonds with fellow travelers.

Surrounded by three cold springs, McBrides’ Camp serves as a magnet for wildlife, drawing an array of species including puku, impala, warthogs, hartebeest, sable, roan, elephant, lion, cheetah, leopard, and wild dogs. The promise of perennial water sources ensures a thriving ecosystem, providing ample opportunities for wildlife sightings and unforgettable encounters. Birdwatchers are treated to a spectacle of avian diversity, with over 400 species recorded in the region. Rare finds such as the pearls fishing owl and other colorful feathered inhabitants add to the allure of the park’s rich biodiversity. Guided game drives led by experienced guides offer guests the chance to delve deep into the heart of the park, where they can track elusive creatures and witness the natural wonders of Kafue’s diverse landscapes.

McBrides’ Camp caters to adventurers of all persuasions, offering a range of activities to suit every taste. From wildlife safaris and boat cruises along the Kafue River to guided nature walks and night drives for nocturnal wildlife viewing, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Additionally, history enthusiasts can embark on a journey to explore the ruins of one of Zambia’s earliest copper mines, located just a 30 min drive from the camp.

One of the camp’s most prized features is its exclusive access to a nearby warm spring, a secluded oasis where guests can unwind and rejuvenate amidst the tranquility of nature. Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or simply a chance to reconnect with the natural world, McBrides’ Camp offers an unforgettable experience in the heart of Kafue National Park. Book your stay today and discover the magic of this untamed wilderness.

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